Stinging Nettles for Hair Loss

Stinging nettle is a plant well known for the intensely painful stings caused by the tiny hairs on the stems and leaves. This plant is used medicinally for a variety of different purposes. Not only do people claim that you can use it for hair loss, but the supplement is also believed to be beneficial for the treatment of the following conditions:
 
There is little high-quality evidence to show that stinging nettle really works for most uses (including hair loss treatment), although it seems to show promise for some conditions (such as for allergies, an enlarged prostate, or osteoarthritis). As is often the case with dietary supplements, some of the more outlandish claims about the health benefits of stinging nettle should be viewed with skepticism (or at the very least, with caution), until more research is available.
 
(Click Does Stinging Nettle Work? for more information on whether you should try to treat hair loss with stinging nettles and to learn about other claimed benefits of this product.)
 
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